Mar 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
yesterday. today police revealed the person arrested yesterday is 46- year-old regina butler and acquaintance of jacobson and a person seen with him. he talked with butler just before the arrest and confronted her about jacobson's disappearance asking her -- >> what happened to him the night you stayed with him the last night. she says i don't remember. i was on drugs, too drunk i don't know what happened. >> reporter: police are not releasing any details but brought out evidence that jacobson was trying to scam -- that butler was trying to scam jacobson over insurance money. police had been inside the unit during the weeks jacobson was missing. >> usually it's an odor. in this case it was hidden underneath enough things that the odor did not stand enough. >> that lady she has to be contained some where. she did it. that's not good to have somebody running around doing stuff like that. >> reporter: police say they plan to turn the case over to the district attorney's office soon. regina butler turned down our request for an interview. live in san jose, robert handa. ktvu chan
Mar 7, 2013 11:30pm PST
't know how long the body had been there. officers arrested regina butler. >> she would always walk in front of him or way behind they would never walk together. he would open the door for her and she would come in. >> there's speculation she may have been involved in prostitution, there was speculation that she may have been trying to exploit him financially. >>> north korea stepped up its rhetoric threatening. >> the message came through korean television. the obama administration responded by saying the u.s. is fully capable of defending itself. >> i don't think the regime wants to commit suicide but that as they must surely know that would be the result of any attack on the united states. >> reporter: the united nations security council approved the new sanctions today with the backing of north korea's main ally china. yang responded by ending a nonaggression pack with south korea. >>> the dow jones pushed higher today accomplishing a new record for a third consecutive day. the dow ended up 33 points, there's growing optimism about hiring. and stock in oakland's pandora media s
Mar 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
regina butler. the last person seen with jacobson, the investigators have evidence that butler was trying to scam him. >> reporter: the man charged with killing a san francisco high school student pled not guilty today. prosecutors say the 28-year-old karen brewer was driving under the influence on saturday night when he hit and killed chang as she crossed the street. the high school junior was celebrating her 17th birthday. brewer is set back in court on september 7th. >>> we have more on what caused this fire and when the restaurant will reopen. >> reporter: as she surveyed the damage to her restaurant, alice waters had a message for long time fans of the restaurant. >> we are not going anywhere. [ laughter ] we are not going anywhere where. it is just a question of time. >> reporter: a fire broke out at the restaurant around 3:00 this morning. investigators say it started underneath the building. >> the location where the fire appeared to have originated they have -- this is electrical equipment. >> the damage inside is minimal. smoke and broken windows. waters hopes to have the ups
Mar 8, 2013 5:00am PST
found his body in his apartment. officers arrested a woman named regina butler in the case. police don't know how long his body was in the apartment. >> time is now 5:37. venezuela is holding a state funeral for the late president hugo chavez. he died tuesday at the age of 58 but the people of venezuela will still be able to see him. like other revolutionaries like the soviet founder, chavez's body will be embalmed and placed on permanent display in a glass tomb near the palace. at the funeral includes the includes the irania leader and new york democratic congressman gregory meeks. >> more than 8,000 people gathered for the public memorial for detective elizabeth butler and lawrence butch baker in san jose. it has touched people from all across the bay area. this was the scene yesterday as more than 150 people crowded on to the main street overpass many were overcome we motion as they watch the procession as it traveled from santa cruz to san jose. >> the life of those lost, to be here in person. >> my brother and sister were all in law enforcement and public service. heavy day today.
Mar 9, 2013 7:00am PST
to show you the booking photograph for regina butler. she was arrested on thursday. police believe she killed 69- year-old stan jacobson whose body went unfound in his apartment for a month. butler was trying to scam him for insurance. >> a man has been arrested in a separate deadly stabbing this week. the 20-year-old killed a 27- year-old eric wright whose body was found on wednesday. we were there shortly after the find. the investigators say wright had been stabbed several times and they don't believe the killing was danger related. >> the where abouts of many california sex offenders is unknown. last year a law took effect that sent paroled sex offender who messed with their gps's to county jail but they are over crowded so must served little to no time at all. lawmakers say that makes them more likely to risk cutting off the devices, on wednesday the associated press reported the number of paroled offender who are fugitives is 15% higher than it was before the law went into effect. >> tomorrow cat haven plans to reopen. this is where an intern was killed by a lion on wednesday.
Mar 8, 2013 6:00am PST
arrested his girlfriend known as regina butler in this case. >> another fatal stabbing in san jose, wednesday 's homicide in the area was not gang related. he had been stabbed several times. police say they don't have a motive in the case yet or any suspects. they hope to release the name of the victim soon. >> time is running out. a big homeless camp clean up is planned this morning in san jose. she has been out at the camp and you haven't out there a few times in the last couple of weeks. does it look like people will pack up and leave or stay. >> now that it's light out we see people moving around. the people behind us are packing up and moving around. you can see the gentleman there has been removing the tarp and folding them out. they have a car they'll put most of their belongings in. her car registration expired. she can't afford to pay it. she used to be a home care nurse but she had to quit her job to take care of sick relatives. she hasn't been able to find a job sense and she tells me they don't know where they're going to go next. in the past couple of months, this gras
Mar 8, 2013 7:00am PST
a woman named regina butler has been arrested in the case. >> there was speculation she was involved in prostitution, that she may have been trying to exploit hifinancially. we don't know. >> his friends remember him for the magic tricks he could do. >>> detectives also now say another fatal stabbing in san jose was not gang related. the victim a man in his early 20s was found in guadalupe oak grove park wednesday afternoon. police say they hope to soon release his name. so far they don't have a motive or any suspects. >> the conclave to elect a new pope could start monday. the last of the 115 voting cardinals have arrived in vatican city. we are live in rome with the important announcement that comes down in two and a half hours. >> reporter: right. good morning. to you. in two and a half hours the cardinals will vote basically for when to begin the conclave. that secret election to pick a new pope. we should know what the resuddenlies are of that election and when it'll begin later today. before the conclave they will died how much longer they want to continue the preconclave mee